Oklahoma officials blame budget cuts, increased traffic for increasingly longer driving exam lines
Driver’s license applicants in Oklahoma line up as early as 1:30 a.m. to take their test. Division head said staffing is down 30 percent after three successive years of budget cuts.
This has been a summer of discontent at driver’s license offices across Oklahoma as applicants often must line up in the pre-dawn hours or miss out on a license altogether.
Nearly 100 people were lined up on the sidewalk outside the Department of Public Safety’s driving exam station in Yukon before its 7 a.m. opening Thursday. This day, a dozen were allowed to...
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